Course of regional language: Ukrainian A1 3224-DNJRUA1-IIst
Upon completion of the course a student can understand very basic phrases concerning her/himself, the family, immediate concrete surroundings and her/his flat when people speak slowly and clearly.
In a written text s/he can understand well-known vocabulary, names and simple sentences.
S/he is able to read the information contained, for example, in advertisements, on posters and in catalogues.
S/he can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help her/him formulate what s/he is trying to say.
S/he can ask and answer simple questions in areas of everyday life, immediate need or on very familiar topics.
S/he can use simple phrases and sentences to describe where s/he lives, where s/he comes from and people s/he knows.
He can write a short, simple text, e.g. holiday greetings.
He can fill out the form with personal data, state nationality, occupation, address, e.g. in a hotel registration form.
The course content: me and my relatives, friends, acquaintances; Language of instruction during the class; Names of countries, nationalities, professions, places, home equipment (furniture etc.); Weather phenomena – names and descriptions; A city – offices, services, public places and public transport; Parts of a body and a description of a human; Journeys and their organization; Age, hobby; Time/date, four seasons; Usual forms of handling and performed at the moment; Schedule of a day; Plans for the future, previous experience; Family relations, school, work.
Student workload includes:
Classroom participation – 90 hours (4 ECTS)
Preparing for classes – 45 hours (2 ECTS)
Type of course
A student is practicing without having to fear his/her speech communication on the elementary level.
On completing the course, the student:
makes use of knowledge, acquired during the course, of culture of a given lingusitic region;
a graduate knows and understands at an elementary level the sophisticated nature of a language;
one has elementary vocabulary necessary to manage in language environment (See: Full description);
one has elementary knowledge about the description of a language system;
one knows selected issues (See: Full description).
one can communicate in simple and routine tasks connected with topics included in Full description;
one can recognize familiar words and messages in selected, simple materials of different types as well as in verbal communication;
one understands information contained in selected, simple materials of everyday life;
one presents information in oral and in written form using certain language constructions.
one is able to collaborate in pair as well as in a group of people;
one knows learning strategies and understands the need for lifelong learning;
one knows basic social norms and their relevant verbal and nonverbal reactions which are obligatory in the definite cultural and linguistic area;
one detects cultural differences and demonstrates the tolerance for users of other languages.
Concerning the specific learning outcomes after completing the course, the student acquires skills:
knows and understands in an elementary way the comprehensive nature of the language, with particular emphasis on the cultural context of Ukraine.
able to use the Ukrainian language at level A1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
I. The organization of classes:
According to The detailed rules of studies at the Faculty of Applied Linguistics (The Resolution No. 114 by the Faculty of Applied Linguistics Board of 19 December, 2017):
1) Attendance at all classes, covered by the plan, shall be compulsory (§ 9 (2)).
2) It is not possible to have a resit if the reason of failing the credit was noncompliance with the requirement to participate in them. In such a case a student can be conditionally registered in an successive stage of study and can repeat the failed course.
According to the University Foreign Language Teaching System (the Resolution No. 119 from 17 June, 2009).
II. Assessment criteria:
Learning the languages of the region ends with an examination according to The Order of the Head of The Department no 4/2016 on language examination published on website:
Admission to examination is based upon completing the course.
The final mark comprises the following elements:
- oral verification of learning outcomes/ prepared or spontaneous utterance, dialogue in pairs, short presentation, role-by-play scenario - 25% of the grade,
- written verification of learning outcomes/ e.g. letter, mail, composition, written utterance, comment, note, short tests - 25% of the grade,
- the result of 3 credit tests - 50% of the grade.
It must be taken into account that in order to complete the course successfully a student needs to demonstrate achievements in every the above mentioned categories (a student who receives the 0% in one of the categories, won't complete the course, which means that he/she did not demonstrate any activity in none of them).
99 – 100% - 5 (excellent)
93 - 98% - 5 (very good)
87 - 92% - 4,5 (fairly good)
77 - 86% - 4 (good)
71 - 76% - 3,5 (satisfactory plus)
60 - 70% - 3 (satisfactory)
Classes are conducted in real time, in the form of e-learning, supported by the tools provided by the University.
The coursebook: Mazuryk D., Ukrajinska mova dla inozemciv. Krok za krokom. Kharkiv 2017.
Zinkiewicz-Tomanek B., Baraniwska O., Język uukraiński dla początkujących, Kraków 2015; Dictionaries, additional materials provided by the lecturer, recordings etc.
Additional information (registration calendar, class conductors, localization and schedules of classes), might be available in the USOSweb system: